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25 Beautiful Minimalistic Website Designs – Part 4

June 16, 2011 Leave a comment

25 Beautiful Minimalistic Website Designs – Part 4

 

A few of the most popular posts on this blog are the 3 collections of inspirational, minimal web designs (see part 1part 2, and part 3). So why stop there? These 25 sites are also clean and attractive.

If you appreciate websites with a minimalist design style, you’ll love our new gallery site Minimal Exhibit.

Jaboh

Jaboh

Jason Santa Maria

Jason Santa Maria

Erwin Bauer

Erwin Bauer

Mayo

Mayo

Surfstation

Surf Station

Studio Gamboo

Gamboo

Kyan

Kyan

Wevio

Wevio

devwp

devwp

Koleo

Koleo

Big S Web Design

Big S Web Design

Unieq

Unieq

Small Climb

Small Climb

Theme Magazine

Theme Magazine

Victoria Star Promotion

Victoria Star Promotion

The Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned

Seek and Hit

Seek and Hit

Jordan Moore Design

Jordan Moore Design

Corporate Risk Watch

Corporate Risk Watch

Being Wicked

Being Wicked

Buuhouse Interactive

Buuhouse Interactive

This is Tim

This is Tim

Site Creative Web Design

Site Creative Web Design

Eduardo de La Rocque

Eduardo de La Rocque

Pixelumbrella

Pixel Umbrella

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25 Beautiful Minimalistic Website Designs: Part 3

June 16, 2011 Leave a comment

25 Beautiful Minimalistic Website Designs: Part 3

 

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Two of the more popular posts from the archives are the inspirational galleries of minimalistic designs part 1 and part 2 (Update – Part 4 has also now been published). Over the past few months I’ve continued to come across excellent designs that show that a beautiful design doesn’t have to be busy. Here is another collection of 25 inspirational designs.

For more inspirational design galleries, see:

If you appreciate websites with a minimalist design style, you’ll love our new gallery site Minimal Exhibit.

Concentric Studio

Concentric Studios

DS.Emotion

DS.Emotion

Winnie Lim

Winnie Lim

RIKCAT

RIKCAT

Kyle Sollenberger Design

Kyle Sollenberger

David Sutoyo

David Sutoyo

Vitor Lourenco

Vitor

Pixish

Pixish

Poccuo

Poccuo

International Orange

International Orange

Brad Young Photography

Brad Young Photography

Jeff Croft

Jeff Croft

The DECK

The DECK

Hot Meteor

Hot Meteor

Six Apart

Six Apart

Nathan Carnes

Nathan Carnes

dConstruct 2008

dConstruct 2008

Opdyne Design

Opdyne

Matt Bango

Matt Bango

Vesess

Vesess

Artworking

Artworking

Design Intellection

Design Intellection

Vitec

Vitec

Pixelhaven

Pixelhaven

Jamie Gregory

Jamie Gregory

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25 Beautiful, Minimalistic Website Designs – Part 2

June 16, 2011 Leave a comment

25 Beautiful, Minimalistic Website Designs – Part 2

 

A few months ago I published a gallery of 25 Beautiful, Minimalistic Website Designs. I received more feedback on that post than almost any other, so I decided to follow up with another 25 minimalistic websites.

If you appreciate websites with a minimalist design style, you’ll love our new gallery site Minimal Exhibit.

CSS Globe

Recently redesigned, this community site for web designers uses a simple, effect design.

CSS Globe screen shot

Finch

This graphic designer features an uncluttered layout and a nice color combination.

Finch screen shot

Maqina

A visual communications and brand identity studio.

Maqina screen shot

Darren Alawi

A nice minimalistic design on a black background.

Darren Alawi screen shot

Brijit

The home of articles with 100 or less words also prefers simplicity in its design.

Brijit screen shot

CRCBUS

A minimalistic design on a blue background.

CRCBUS screen shot

Brynn Shepherd

Online portfolio of a student at the University of Pennsylvania.

Brynn Shepherd screen shot

Chama Inc.

A Portuguese web design firm that uses very little color in its minimalistic design.

Chama Inc screen shot

SayHej!

Another dark minimalistic design.

SayHej! screen shot

FL2

A high-end interactive agency, FL2 uses a simple website to promote its work.

FL2 screen shot

Oranges

Story writer Edward Pistachio’s website has a minimalistic magazine-style design.

O.rang.es screen shot

Janic Design

Web and graphic designer with a dark minimalistic site.

Janic screen shot

Gedankenberg

A minimalistic design that uses only a few different colors.

Gendankenberg screen shot

Achtentachtig

A simply-stated website of a student designer.

AchtentachtigAchtentachtig screen shot

Headcase Barbers

Another site with a dark background.

Headcase Barbers screen shot

Jon Tan

UK web designer with a nice, simplistic website.

Jon Tan screen shot

Superawesome

Another web design firm.

Superawesome screen shot

Mark Wieman

Seattle-based interactive producer.

Mark Wieman screen shot

Cameron i/o

A very basic layout with an interesting background effect at the top of the page.

Cameron i/o screen shot

The Design Canopy

A more colorful minimalistic approach.

Design Canopy screen shot

Monoroot

A dark background for this designer.

Monoroot screen shot

Huge

This site uses a few different random backgrounds including the one shown below.

Huge Inc screen shot

Sitening

Nashville-based web design and search marketing company.

Sitening screen shot

Postmachina

Minimalistic design that uses black, white, and gray.

Postmachina screen shot

Josh Minnich

Portfolio site for freelance web designer/developer.

Josh Minnich screen shot

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25 Beautiful Minimalistic Website Designs (Part 1)

June 16, 2011 Leave a comment

25 Beautiful Minimalistic Website Designs

Thank you for visiting the Vandelay Design Blog! Inspirational mini-galleries like this one are a regular feature of our blog, so if you would like to receive more inspiration from us, please consider subscribing to our feed by RSS or by email.

It seems that everyone has a different opinion of what qualifies as a minimalistic design. Here are 25 websites that make use of very little unnecessary design elements but still manage to pull off a beautiful appearance. When it comes to design, if you feel that less is more, I’m sure you will find inspiration from these sites.

If you’re looking to learn more about design websites, please see our post Learn Web Design for plenty of resources to help your educational pursuit.

For more design inspiration, see:

If you appreciate websites with a minimalist design style, you’ll love our new gallery site Minimal Exhibit.

Rainfall Daffinson
A design firm whose website uses a minimalistic approach to show its work.

Rainfall Daffinson

John Merrells
The blog of entrepreneur John Merrells uses a simple layout with a distinct header image.

John Merrells

SEO Design Studio
A UK SEO Design company that makes a nice use of a few colors.

SEO Design Studio

Ben Hulse Design
The portfolio of a designer and photographer.

Ben Hulse Design

Amy Levy Public Relations
Los Angeles based PR consultant with a very simple and attractive layout.

Amy Levy PR

 

Jan Reichle
A director and cinematographer with black and white homepage.

Jan Reichle

Brand Spanking New
A three-columned blog whose simple layout allows the content to stand out.

Brand Spanking New

SMO Blog
A nice minimalistic WordPress blog with an attractive color scheme on white background.

SMO Blog

Frieze Magazine
A European magazine of art and culture, Frieze uses several photographs to complement a simple, but beautiful, design.

Frieze Magazine

Mitch Bryson
A portfolio of a UK designer.

Mitch Bryson

simpleModus
Another design company that uses a simple design.

simpleModus

Daniel Scrivner
The portfolio of a web and print designer.

Daniel Scrivner

 

Indie Labs
The home of a two-man team of web developers.

Indie Labs

Jeff Croft
The blog of an accomplished web and graphic designer.

Jeff Croft

Kind Company
Web and print design company that focuses on simple, usable designs.

Kind Company

Vitec
The portfolio of a freelance web designer.

Vitec

Rikcat Industries
A portfolio that uses a black and white look.

Rikcat Industries

The Morning News
A different kind of news site that doesn’t include a lot of the extra design elements found on most news sites.

The Morning News

Cracked Shell
A California-based designer with a very nice portfolio site.

Crakced Shell

WordPress
The home of leading blogging and CMS provider.

WordPress

Mark Boulton Design
A small design studio that focuses on simple designs.

Mark Boulton Design

AIGA/NY
The New York Chapter of a professional association for design.

AIGA/NY

Jonno Riekwel
The minimalistic portfolio of designer Jonno Riekwel.

Jonno Riekwel

None-Design Media
A portfolio site that uses a black background.

None-Design

Wan Zafran
A personal site that uses minimal amounts of color.

Wan Zafran

EDIT: Also see the follow ups to this collection:

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